CRYP­TIC CROSS­WORD

Hinckley Times - - WHAT’S ON -

ACROSS

1. Cun­ning curved struc­ture (4) 3. Fa­ther’s ef­forts to pro­duce tarts, etc. (8) 9. Bays gained in honour (7) 10. Call out “All right” dur­ing the night be­fore the festival (5) 11. Men­tally com­pelling work­ers to make light work (7,5) 13. Trance-pro­duc­ing drink (6) 15. Fights with egg-head, be­ing thin (6) 17. A few balls in this game and it’s over! (7,5) 20. When in the light he be­comes sup­ple (5) 21. Wind - from an un­e­d­u­cated man re­fer­ring to ‘im­self and ‘is wife? (7) 22. Im­pres­sive in­dus­trial ac­tion (8) 23. Be­come ragged at the edge in a brawl (4)

DOWN

1. Ev­ery­thing and noth­ing on an aero­foil be­ing per­mit­ted (8) 2. Bar­barous lu­cre (5) 4. Ap­point as a to­ken (6) 5. Nig­gardly peo­ple are con­tented? (3,5,4) 6. Duly ar­ranged to be a mem­ber of a fra­ter­nity (2,5) 7. Get rid of the out­house (4) 8. Health-test is set-back for doc­tors? (7,5) 12. Tor­por makes Grey halt (8) 14. The keeper of our cart (7) 16. A Euro­pean of the first de­gree (6) 18. Royal house set up in Rio de Janeiro, Dutch­style (5) 19. Drinks to start a les­son with (4)

Ales. 19 Tu­dor; 18 Ger­man; 16 Cu­ra­tor; 14 Lethargy; 12 check; Med­i­cal 8 Shed; 7 or­der; In 6 mean; happy The 5 As­sign; 4 Cruel; 2 Al­low­ing; 1 Down: Fray. 23 Strik­ing; 22 Me­an­der; 21 Lithe; 20 match; Cricket 17 Sparse; 15 Nec­tar; 13 hands; Will­ing 11 Evoke; 10 Lau­rels; 9 Pas­tries; 3 Arch; 1 Across:

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